Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2004


01
Nightmare
Livid

4.36
14 votes
02
My Morning Jacket
Acoustic Citsuoca

4.32
14 votes
03
Trespassers William
Different Stars

4.31
436 votes
04
Arcade Fire
Funeral

4.31
10731 votes
05
Epic45
Against The Pull Of Autumn

4.28
18 votes
06
Jay Munly
Munly and the Lee Lewis Harlots

4.25
14 votes
07
Group X
Stepping on the Crowtche owf Your President

4.25
14 votes
08
mewithoutYou
Catch For Us the Foxes

4.23
1215 votes
09
Say Anything
...Is a Real Boy

4.21
2820 votes
10
Audio Karate
Lady Melody

4.21
19 votes
11
Grace Cathedral Park
In The Evenings Of Regret

4.17
21 votes
12
Carina Round
The Disconnection

4.14
14 votes
13
Sarah Blasko
The Overture & The Underscore

4.14
22 votes
14
John Frusciante
Shadows Collide with People

4.12
464 votes
15
FiRES WERE SHOT
Solace

4.12
13 votes
16
Oceansize
Music for Nurses

4.11
286 votes
17
The Velvet Teen
Elysium

4.11
23 votes
18
Gomez
Split The Difference

4.11
28 votes
19
Sondre Lerche
Two Way Monologue

4.1
20 votes
20
Colossal
Welcome the Problems

4.09
59 votes
21
Redneck Manifesto
I Am Brazil

4.09
27 votes
22
Owen
I do perceive.

4.09
196 votes
23
Dungen
Ta Det Lugnt

4.09
81 votes
24
Jon Brion
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

4.09
35 votes
25
Pinback
Summer in Abaddon

4.09
705 votes
26
Constants
Nostalgia For the Future

4.08
18 votes
27
MUCC
Kuchiki no Tou

4.08
38 votes
28
Shugo Tokumaru
Night Piece

4.07
57 votes
29
The Black Keys
Rubber Factory

4.07
640 votes
30
Hartfield
True Color, True Lie

4.07
30 votes
31
Reuben
Racecar Is Racecar Backwards

4.06
144 votes
32
Northstar
Pollyanna

4.06
104 votes
33
Mark Lanegan
Bubblegum

4.06
264 votes
34
Bark Psychosis
Codename: Dustsucker

4.06
248 votes
35
Sinking Steps...Rising Eyes
Majestic Blue

4.06
18 votes
36
Thomas Dybdahl
One Day You'll Dance for Me, New York City

4.06
18 votes
37
Elliott Smith
From a Basement on the Hill

4.05
1396 votes
38
Regina Spektor
Soviet Kitsch

4.05
1052 votes
39
Lovedrug
Pretend You're Alive

4.05
60 votes
40
Airiel
Winks & Kisses: Crackled

4.04
28 votes
41
The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster
The Royal Society

4.03
15 votes
42
Two Gallants
The Throes

4.03
81 votes
43
Jonathan Coulton
Where Tradition Meets Tomorrow

4.03
17 votes
44
Ray LaMontagne
Trouble

4.03
104 votes
45
Arthur Russell
Calling Out of Context

4.03
18 votes
46
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Abattoir Blues & The Lyre Of Orpheus

4.03
291 votes
47
Sarah Fimm
Nexus

4.03
19 votes
48
Tokyo Jihen
Kyoiku

4.02
21 votes
49
The Mountain Goats
We Shall All Be Healed

4.02
300 votes
50
Mutemath
Reset

4.02
78 votes
51
Mono
Walking Cloud and Deep Red Sky, Flag Fluttered and the Sun Shined

4.01
248 votes
52
John Frusciante
The Will to Death

4.01
255 votes
53
Piglet
lava land

4.01
149 votes
54
The Go! Team
Thunder, Lightning, Strike

4.01
260 votes
55
Antony and the Johnsons
Antony and the Johnsons

4
128 votes
56
Airiel
Winks & Kisses: Melted

4
34 votes
57
Sunk Loto
Between Birth and Death

4
27 votes
58
G. Love and Special Sauce
The Hustle

4
20 votes
59
Plastic Tree
Cell

4
20 votes
60
The Divine Comedy
Absent Friends

4
17 votes
61
Joseph Arthur
Our Shadows Will Remain

4
16 votes
62
Shannon Wright
Over the Sun

4
16 votes
63
Rockets and Blue Lights
A Smashed City with Flames and Music in the Air

4
13 votes
64
The Walkmen
Bows + Arrows

3.99
153 votes
65
The Butterfly Effect
Begins Here

3.99
198 votes
66
Jesu
Heart Ache

3.99
108 votes
67
Purplene
Purplene

3.99
43 votes
68
Ted Leo And The Pharmacists
Shake The Sheets

3.99
72 votes
69
Blonde Redhead
Misery is a Butterfly

3.98
312 votes
70
John Frusciante
DC EP

3.98
123 votes
71
Augury
Concealed

3.98
174 votes
72
Mock Orange
Mind Is Not Brain

3.97
19 votes
73
Iron & Wine
Our Endless Numbered Days

3.97
1274 votes
74
The Elected
Me First

3.97
17 votes
75
Asian Kung-Fu Generation
Sol-fa

3.97
120 votes
76
Say Anything
Alive With The Glory Of Love EP

3.97
30 votes
77
The Veils
The Runaway Found

3.96
126 votes
78
Bright Eyes
Lua

3.96
84 votes
79
DeVotchKa
How It Ends

3.96
72 votes
80
Sloan
Action Pact

3.96
24 votes
81
Old Canes
Early Morning Hymns

3.96
23 votes
82
The Honorary Title
Anything Else But The Truth

3.95
76 votes
83
Rise Against
Siren Song of the Counter Culture

3.95
2146 votes
84
John Frusciante
Inside of Emptiness

3.95
211 votes
85
The Cardigans
Long Gone Before Daylight

3.95
92 votes
86
Kaki King
Legs to Make Us Longer

3.94
70 votes
87
Tilly and the Wall
Wild Like Children

3.94
78 votes
88
Kings of Convenience
Riot on an Empty Street

3.94
276 votes
89
Joanna Newsom
The Milk-Eyed Mender

3.92
359 votes
90
Minus the Bear
They Make Beer Commercials Like This

3.92
794 votes
91
Sufjan Stevens
Seven Swans

3.92
1408 votes
92
Jakob
Dominion

3.91
34 votes
93
Scarling.
Sweet Heart Dealer

3.9
26 votes
94
65daysofstatic
The Fall of Math

3.9
502 votes
95
The Paper Chase
God Bless Your Black Heart

3.9
31 votes
96
Zazen Boys
Zazen Boys II

3.9
20 votes
97
Jimmy Eat World
Futures

3.9
1362 votes
98
Willy Mason
Where the Humans Eat

3.89
19 votes
99
Bloc Party
Little Thoughts

3.89
23 votes
100
The Matches
E. Von Dahl Killed the Locals

3.89
109 votes
101
31knots
The Curse Of The Longest Day

3.88
26 votes
102
Biffy Clyro
Infinity Land

3.88
338 votes
103
Jesu
Jesu

3.88
378 votes
104
The Good Life
Album of the Year

3.88
96 votes
105
Menomena
I Am The Fun Blame Monster!

3.88
80 votes
106
Say Anything
For Sale... [Tour EP]

3.88
48 votes
107
The Spill Canvas
Sunsets and Car Crashes

3.87
103 votes
108
Animal Collective
Sung Tongs

3.86
952 votes
109
Bedouin Soundclash
Sounding A Mosaic

3.86
133 votes
110
Waking Ashland
I Am For You

3.86
14 votes
111
Delays
Faded Seaside Glamour

3.86
14 votes
112
Flotation Toy Warning
Bluffer's Guide to the Flight Deck

3.85
26 votes
113
Kid Kilowatt
Guitar Method 1996-1999

3.85
26 votes
114
Autolux
Future Perfect

3.84
274 votes
115
Showbread
No Sir, Nihilism Is Not Practical

3.84
166 votes
116
The Decemberists
The Tain

3.84
128 votes
117
The National
Cherry Tree

3.83
243 votes
118
Missy Higgins
The Sound of White

3.83
35 votes
119
Archive
Noise

3.83
42 votes
120
Chronic Future
Lines in My Face

3.83
87 votes
121
Sonic Youth
Sonic Nurse

3.83
389 votes
122
Midlake
Bamnan and Slivercork

3.83
80 votes
123
Local H
Whatever Happened to P.J. Soles?

3.82
111 votes
124
Morrissey
You Are the Quarry

3.82
651 votes
125
The Fiery Furnaces
Blueberry Boat

3.82
84 votes
126
The Six Parts Seven
Everywhere And Right Here

3.82
25 votes
127
Incubus
Follow EP

3.82
19 votes
128
Relient K
Mmhmm

3.81
477 votes
129
Edgewater
South Of Sideways

3.81
35 votes
130
Karate
Pockets

3.81
40 votes
131
Esmerine
Aurora

3.81
24 votes
132
Rogue Wave
Out Of The Shadow

3.81
54 votes
133
Clann Zu
Black Coats and Bandages

3.81
18 votes
134
Of Montreal
Satanic Panic in the Attic

3.8
237 votes
135
Idiot Pilot
Strange We Should Meet Here

3.8
109 votes
136
The Snake The Cross The Crown
Mander Salis

3.8
54 votes
137
Chevelle
This Type of Thinking (Could Do Us In)

3.8
1361 votes
138
Interpol
Antics

3.79
1228 votes
139
Modest Mouse
Good News for People Who Love Bad News

3.79
6486 votes
140
Regurgitator
Mish Mash!

3.79
24 votes
141
Eyedea and Abilities
E&A

3.79
112 votes
142
The Dears
No Cities Left

3.79
76 votes
143
Beatsteaks
Smack Smash

3.79
33 votes
144
Magyar Posse
Kings Of Time

3.79
14 votes
145
Say Hi
Numbers & Mumbles

3.78
23 votes
146
Codeseven
Dancing Echoes / Dead Sounds

3.78
55 votes
147
I Can Make A Mess Like Nobody's Business
I Can Make A Mess Like Nobody's Business

3.78
41 votes
148
Joy Wants Eternity
Must You Smash Your Ears Before You Lear

3.78
25 votes
149
Something Corporate
North

3.78
188 votes
150
Wilco
A Ghost is Born

3.78
401 votes
151
Rilo Kiley
More Adventurous

3.78
125 votes
152
The Felix Culpa
Commitment

3.78
20 votes
153
Rachael Yamagata
Happenstance

3.78
20 votes
154
Ambulance LTD.
LP

3.77
93 votes
155
Fair to Midland
Inter.Funda.Stifle

3.77
172 votes
156
Owen
(the ep)

3.77
61 votes
157
Helios
Unomia

3.77
61 votes
158
Hot Rod Circuit
Reality's Coming Through

3.77
13 votes
159
Devendra Banhart
Rejoicing in the Hands

3.77
172 votes
160
Ben Kweller
On My Way

3.76
72 votes
161
Destroyer
Your Blues

3.76
114 votes
162
Marissa Nadler
Ballads of Living and Dying

3.76
42 votes
163
Devendra Banhart
Nino Rojo

3.76
136 votes
164
El Ten Eleven
Ten Eleven

3.76
72 votes
165
Name Taken
Hold On

3.76
37 votes
166
TV on the Radio
Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes

3.75
263 votes
167
L'arc-en-Ciel
SMILE

3.75
26 votes
168
Nouvelle Vague
Nouvelle Vague

3.75
18 votes
169
The New Amsterdams
Worse for the Wear

3.75
16 votes
170
Russian Circles
Russian Circles

3.75
14 votes
171
Scatter the Ashes
Devout/The Modern Hymn

3.75
14 votes
172
Aereogramme
Seclusion

3.74
114 votes
173
Rufus Wainwright
Want Two

3.74
57 votes
174
Secret Machines
Now Here is Nowhere

3.74
102 votes
175
The Twilight Singers
She Loves You

3.73
15 votes
176
By The End Of Tonight
Fireworks On Ice

3.73
15 votes
177
Paysage d'Hiver
Nacht

3.73
84 votes
178
Emery
The Weak's End

3.73
601 votes
179
Jens Lekman
When I Said I Wanted To Be Your Dog

3.73
60 votes
180
The Autumns
The Autumns

3.72
18 votes
181
Efterklang
Tripper

3.72
43 votes
182
Hope Of The States
The Lost Riots

3.72
46 votes
183
Deerhoof
Milk Man

3.72
83 votes
184
Submersed
In Due Time

3.72
83 votes
185
Camera Obscura
Underachievers Please Try Harder

3.72
44 votes
186
Manchester Orchestra
5 Stories

3.71
72 votes
187
Tegan and Sara
So Jealous

3.71
448 votes
188
Dead Poetic
New Medicines

3.7
246 votes
189
The Servant
The Servant

3.7
30 votes
190
Mirah
C'mon Miracle

3.7
15 votes
191
Gyroscope
Sound Shattering Sound

3.69
42 votes
192
*shels
Wingsfortheirsmiles

3.69
21 votes
193
Driftless Pony Club
Janel

3.69
16 votes
194
Khoma
Tsunami

3.69
16 votes
195
Freezepop
Fancy Ultra-Fresh

3.68
19 votes
196
Tiger Lou
Is My Head Still On

3.68
22 votes
197
Callisto
True Nature Unfolds

3.68
82 votes
198
John Frusciante and Josh Klinghoffer
A Sphere in the Heart of Silence

3.68
133 votes
199
Franz Ferdinand
Franz Ferdinand

3.67
2098 votes
200
Autopilot Off
Make A Sound

3.67
124 votes



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